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The use of immunohistochemistry (IHC) has expanded the diagnostic abilities of surgical pathology. IHC allows for the identification and localization of antigens within tissue.
This Focal Points module serves as a histopathologic and immunohistochemistry primer for ophthalmologists. Basic concepts of histopathology for the nonpathologist related to neoplasms of the ocular adnexa (orbit, conjunctiva, eyelids and lacrimal gland) are discussed and select IHC studies are examined.
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Authors: Curtis E. Margo, MD, MPH; Jean Guffey Johnson, MD
Consultants: Heather A. D. Potter, MD; Nasreen A. Syed, MD
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